Breakfast is a very important meal to start the day, and this overnight oat recipe is easy, healthy and oh-so satisfying! The high fiber and protein will keep you full, and the pumpkin pie flavor is irresistible!
Do you ever crave pumpkin pie out of season, but don’t want to worry about the added calories? Try this easy and healthy recipe to give you that quick fix! This simple is high in protein and fiber, and it can be eaten as a dessert or breakfast if you choose. Canned pumpkin is always available at the store; it is a great source of potassium, iron, and vitamin A. For extra flavor, if you have time, toast the walnuts before topping … you won’t regret it! Make sure to look for canned pumpkin that only has pumpkin as an ingredient to avoid any added sugars.
Native to North America, pumpkins have grown here for more than 5,000 years. While pumpkins are technically a fruit, they are more similar to vegetables when it comes to their nutritional value.
Pumpkin is a fall favorite! It’s loaded with the antioxidant beta-carotene which the body converts to vitamin A for eye health. Current research indicates that diets rich in foods containing beta-carotene may reduce the risk of developing certain types of cancer and protect against heart disease.